As you know, Apple uses its own iOS operating system on its smartphones. The iOS system is known for its structure that is more closed and allows less customization than Android. However, Apple has been trying to change this situation a little bit recently. The US-based technology giant allows you to change the default browser and default email client applications with iOS 14 . So how do we set DuckDuckGo as the default browser app on iPhone running iOS 14 ? We will give the answer to this question in this article.
DuckDuckGo is a privacy-focused internet browser that has recently gained a lot of new users. People show great interest in this browser because of its features such as private search, tracker blocking and site encryption. Thanks to these features, the popular internet browser offers its users a secure, confidential and fast search experience.
How to Set DuckDuckGo as Default Browser on iPhone?
With iOS 14, where Apple will release the stable version with the new generation iPhone 12 series, we can now set DuckDuckGo as the default internet browser. If you are tired of using Safari on your iPhone and want to use DuckDuckGo, which has good privacy features, by default, follow the steps below. But first, make sure DuckDuckGo from the App Store is up to date.
- As a first step, enter the Settings app on your iPhone. Scroll down in the app and tap “DuckDuckGo” from the list of apps appearing at the bottom of the settings.
- After selecting DuckDuckGo, you will see the “Default Browser App” option here. Here probably the default browser will be marked as “Safari”. Just navigate to DuckDuckGo above here and select “DuckDuckGo” from there.
That’s how easy it is to set the default internet browser app as DuckDuckGo in iOS 14! If you want to make a different browser your default browser, you can follow the same method. However, considering that DuckDuckGo has an effective result in terms of privacy, security and speed, we cannot say that there are many alternatives.
If you want to set Safari as default again, follow these steps and select Safari on the selection screen. We will be able to use the feature of choosing as the default application offered with iOS 14 in different applications. We will be sharing new guide articles about this with you again on Teknobuk.com. So keep following us.
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